University of Calgary

Emergency Information / Status Site

May 22, 2014 - 3:30 p.m.

After several hours of repair work, the electrical issue at McMahon Stadium has been rectified and power has been restored at the Olympic Volunteer Centre.

Effective Friday morning, employees with the Development Office and Parking & Transportation Services will be able to return to work. Additionally, public access to the building will also resume and a regularly scheduled event will also take place in the Red & White Club.

Furthermore, there will not be a Call Centre shift tonight.


May 22, 2014 - 9:49 a.m.

Due to an electrical issue at McMahon Stadium this morning, power is out at the Olympic Volunteer Centre.

Employees with the Development Office who have offices in the OVC are being asked to work from home today. They can access laptops and other required equipment through the Campus Security person who will be available at the door of the OVC.

Parking and Transportation Services office staff are being asked to remain at home until they hear further from their Director. However, field staff from this department can continue to work today. Campus Security will be available so that they can access their equipment.

Please note that there will be no public or unescorted employee access to the building while the electricity is down. There are no events scheduled for today.

Crews are working to restore power; however, the process is expected to take several hours and may not be completed until this afternoon. Updates will be posted as soon as possible.